Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & Taiwan

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64 / 100
65 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionUnknownLegal
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2001
Conversion therapyUnknownBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
Since 1947
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